Eliza Ann Jost

29 July 1837–20 June 1855 (Age 17)
Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Jost was born on 29 July 1837, in Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John Alexander Jost, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Zwicker, was 26. She died on 20 June 1855, in Atchison, Kansas, United States, at the age of 17.

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Family Time Line

John Alexander Jost
1809–1905
Mary Ann Zwicker
1811–1888
George Haliburton Jost
1835–1920
Alexander Jost
1849–1855
Eliza Ann Jost
1837–1855
Alice Louisa Jost
1839–1901
Katherine Ann Jost
1841–1916
John Daniel Jost
1842–1923
Samuel Edward Jost Sr
1844–1922
Thomas William Jost
1846–1917
Mary Ann Jost
1847–1925
Andrew James Jost
1852–1921

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World Events (3)

1846
Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854
Age 17
Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.
1855
Age 18
Historical Boundaries: 1855: Atchison, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Atchison, Kansas, United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Gerhard, Hans, Aloys, Erna, Erwin, Hans Peter, Heinz, Inge, Jurgen, Mathias, Reinhart.German (also Jöst) and Dutch: from a personal name, a derivative of Old French Josse, from Breton Iodoc, Latinized as Jodocus (see Joyce ). It can also be from the personal name Just , Latin Justus. The surname Jost is also found in Poland and Slovenia (compare with the form Jošt below).Slovenian and Czech (Jošt): from a personal name derived from German Jost and this one from Jodocus, the Latinized name of a Christian saint (see Joyce , compare 1 above).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Joyce
Josten
Jobst
Joos
Jostes
Joost
Joosten

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Eliza Ann Jost - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Elizabeth Ann Jost
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eliza Ann Jost - Church record: Journal or diary: death: 20 June 1855; Atchison, Kansas, United States
  • Eliza Ann Jost, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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